Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - fire - survival http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:51:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make homemade smoke flares http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-homemade-smoke-flares/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:14:20 PDT
Fire Starter Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Starter-Kit/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:50:52 PDT
Use a Fresnel Lens to Start a Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Fresnel-Lens-to-Start-a-Fire/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:19:37 PDT
The Ultimate Survival Match http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-Match/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:53:14 PDT
Make A Lighter Out Of: Battery + Gum Wrapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Lighter-Out-Of-Battery-Gum-Wrapper/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:13:46 PDT
Make Fire with Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Fire-with-Batteries/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 10:55:19 PDT
Survival: A Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-A-Guide/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 19:34:02 PDT
Portable Solar Versatility http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-Versatility/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 23:07:07 PDT
Fire tinder tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-tinder-tube/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 13:49:39 PDT
TinderPod http://www.instructables.com/id/TinderPod/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 11:32:17 PDT
wallet fire lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/wallet-fire-lighter/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 21:07:38 PDT
Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Firestarter/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 14:45:31 PDT
The Firestraw http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Firestraw/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 23:02:40 PDT
Comprehensive Survival Fire Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Comprehensive-Survival-Fire-Kit/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 13:42:13 PDT
Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tube-Drinking-Straw-Hack/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 19:31:29 PDT
How To Build a Vertical Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Vertical-Fire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IVHH/HUIS4TXN/F3FIVHHHUIS4TXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IVHH/HUIS4TXN/F3FIVHHHUIS4TXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IVHH/HUIS4TXN/F3FIVHHHUIS4TXN.SMALL.jpg HowToLou The Vertical Fire is easier to start, radiates more heat, less smoke, and lasts longer than a typical flat fire.
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:24:55 PDT
Pit Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Pit-Oven/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:48:00 PDT
Wire Folding Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Folding-Stove/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 07:45:48 PDT
Emergency Flint Fire Starter/ The Fire Straw. http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Flint-Fire-Starter-The-Fire-Straw/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 04:30:26 PDT
Cooking Wild Onions http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-Wild-Onions/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 16:33:19 PST
Fire From A Primitive Bow Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-From-A-Privative-Bow-Drill/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:10:40 PST
Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Starter-1/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:35:21 PST
Altoids Survival Kit 2.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-21-22/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Hey everybody!  Sit back, relax and watch as I share with you a back up kit that I keep on me at all times when I'm in the great outdoors!  If you were placed in a survival situation are you prepared? 
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:06:08 PST
Altoids Survival Fire Starting Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Fire-Starting-Tin/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:29:59 PST
Ultimate Altoids Survival Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Altoids-Survival-Tin/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:48:47 PST
Mini Fire Starting Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Fire-Starting-Tin/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:40:18 PST
How to make a hot, long lasting campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-hot-long-lasting-campfire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube We have made many of these already, to make sure it works for you guys, hope you enjoy :) Just incase the embedded video doesn't work heres the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQS_o_szCdY
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 17:06:00 PST
Storm lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Storm-lighter/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:46:17 PDT
E.D.C pocket survival kit (Not Altoids tin) http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-pocket-survival-kit-Not-Altoids-tin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PR2G/HN6BSUG5/FMPPR2GHN6BSUG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PR2G/HN6BSUG5/FMPPR2GHN6BSUG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PR2G/HN6BSUG5/FMPPR2GHN6BSUG5.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is a small compact survival kit in a first aid kit box from the Dollar Store, it has:                                                                                           Fire :1 tea-light candle, 2 books of matches,8 Strike anywhere wooden matches, 1 Fire starting stick(Can be broken int...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:11:53 PDT
Easy O Ring / Thread Gasket (Duo Seal) Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-O-Ring-Thread-Gasket-Duo-Seal-Fire-Piston/
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:06:48 PDT
How to make fire using only a battery and steel wool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-fire-using-only-a-battery-and-steel-wo/
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 02:20:59 PDT
Make Char Cloth Easily at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Char-Cloth-Easily-at-Home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BKDD/HLY7EA62/F98BKDDHLY7EA62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BKDD/HLY7EA62/F98BKDDHLY7EA62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BKDD/HLY7EA62/F98BKDDHLY7EA62.SMALL.jpg rickosgood Learn how to make Char Cloth!  Char Cloth is a great kindling that you can use in a survival situation in order to start a fire.
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 08:58:37 PDT
Making A Flint And Steel From An Old Carbon Steel File http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Flint-And-Steel-From-An-Old-Carbon-Steel-/
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:51:56 PDT
Make a Fire Piston! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Fire-Piston/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/VSKD/HLOBZNKW/FTGVSKDHLOBZNKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/VSKD/HLOBZNKW/FTGVSKDHLOBZNKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/VSKD/HLOBZNKW/FTGVSKDHLOBZNKW.SMALL.jpg rickosgood I used some left over materials from the penny whistle project to build a fire piston!  You can use a fire piston to compress and heat air, lighting your kindling on fire.  You can then use the hot ember to build a bigger fire.
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:10:49 PDT
Using and Modding Multitool for better ferrocerium rod striking http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-and-Modding-Multitool-for-better-ferrocerium/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/L1DF/HLBR5MEA/FZZL1DFHLBR5MEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/L1DF/HLBR5MEA/FZZL1DFHLBR5MEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/L1DF/HLBR5MEA/FZZL1DFHLBR5MEA.SMALL.jpg comis Hello, friends.  Ferrocerium rod/striker/tinder is a reliable way of fire-starting at an outdoor setting.  This video talks about various impromptu methods of using multitool as a 'backup' ferro rod striker, and it also discuss different ways of modifying popular multitools for better ferro rod stri...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 13:11:30 PDT
Tinder Caps - The Bottle Cap tinder stash http://www.instructables.com/id/Tinder-Caps-The-Bottle-Cap-tinder-stash/
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 15:11:32 PDT
Paracord Survival Dog Tag Necklace: Fire/Signal http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Survival-Dog-Tag-Necklace-FireSignal/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/YJAW/HKPXB5YE/FTRYJAWHKPXB5YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/YJAW/HKPXB5YE/FTRYJAWHKPXB5YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/YJAW/HKPXB5YE/FTRYJAWHKPXB5YE.SMALL.jpg SamuraiSpirit Everyone tries to make an easy, small survival kit. Some people make those in the form of necklaces. Although, about 90% of the time, this just means hanging everything form your kit by a single strand of paracord. This looks odd, carrying around all these weird large items around your neck. So, spr...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 14:57:22 PDT
3 METHODS FOR HOME MADE FIRE STARTER http://www.instructables.com/id/3-METHODS-FOR-HOME-MADE-FIRE-STARTER/
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:16:19 PDT
Primitive Fire Starting: The Bow Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-without-matches-or-metal/
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 07:30:49 PDT
Altoid Survival Flashlight Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Survival-Flashlight-Kit/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:02:22 PDT
Signal/Fire Dog Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/SignalFire-Dog-Tag/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 08:23:21 PDT
Emergency Survival Arrowhead Pendant and Making an Emergency Arrow http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Survival-Arrowhead-Pendant/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 17:54:23 PDT
Top 5 Ways to open a Coke / Beer bottle ! Without a bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-5-Ways-to-open-a-Coke-Beer-bottle-Without/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/N6FP/HFSH5GWV/FDPN6FPHFSH5GWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/N6FP/HFSH5GWV/FDPN6FPHFSH5GWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/N6FP/HFSH5GWV/FDPN6FPHFSH5GWV.SMALL.jpg TopDIY Enjoy !....
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Tue, 7 May 2013 14:09:02 PDT
MacGyver Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/MacGyver-Lighter/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 12:39:50 PDT
A Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Altoids-Personal-SurvivalEveryday/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Version 1.0  Everyday I carry the following on me at a MINIMUM: 2 knives, 2 firestarters, 2 flashlights, 2 multi tools, 2 paracord accessories and - of course - this Altoids survival kit [which I am in the process of duplicating into an Altoids Smalls Tin].  I also have 2 bugout bags [BOB] and ...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 16:29:20 PST
How To Make Char Cloth With A Tuna Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Char-Cloth-With-A-Tuna-Can/
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 09:01:15 PST
5 Minute Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Firestarter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/TWBF/HDOVUSBA/FG3TWBFHDOVUSBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/TWBF/HDOVUSBA/FG3TWBFHDOVUSBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/TWBF/HDOVUSBA/FG3TWBFHDOVUSBA.SMALL.jpg tutdude98 In this Instructable i will show you how to make portable,small burning firestarter that you can use for camping,BBQ;survival kit or maybe zombie apocalypse  Items you will need 1 paper towel or toilet paper Wax (you can use it from old candle) Candle warmer (hot plate to melt the wax) Scissors Al...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 10:38:38 PST
DIY rebuild of a Zippo lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rebuild-of-a-Zippo-lighter/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:29:09 PST
Wind and Water Proof Fatwood http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-and-Water-Proof-Fatwood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/JKM5/H461X9CU/F75JKM5H461X9CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/JKM5/H461X9CU/F75JKM5H461X9CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/JKM5/H461X9CU/F75JKM5H461X9CU.SMALL.jpg builderofcoolthings A simple yet (somewhat) time-consuming way to make the best waterproof fatwood you will ever burn! This stuff has some amazing properties, such as being waterproof and retaining its flammability while being submerged for long periods of time, being able to burn ferociously in high speed winds (30-50...
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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 14:00:36 PDT
Survival Gear and KIts http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Gear-and-KIts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SMALL.jpg Dguy42 This guide shows you a variety of the best survival kits and gear that are on instructables. Altoids Fire Kit Here is a kit I made which purpose is to start a fire. And maybe some day can save your LIFE. Enjoy!!! The best survival kit ever I'm going to show you how to make a inexpensive waterp...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:50:38 PDT